In recent years, research has implicated ABO blood type
as a risk factor for various diseases including cancer, myocardial infarction and venous thromboembolism with the latter being rare in individuals with blood group O.
Peter D'Adamo wrote For Right for Your Type, a book that claimed that an ideal diet and an ideal exercise program can be devised for every person based on their ABO blood type
. The thesis of the book is that by adhering to the blood-type program you can lose weight, slow the aging process, and prevent common diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.
 and Beardmore and Karimi-Booshehri  linking ABO blood type
to intelligence and socioeconomic class, respectively, have been decades old, and the potential mechanism by which ABO antigens determine these consequences was not underscored.
"Risk of gastric cancer and peptic ulcers in relation to ABO blood type
: a cohort study." American journal of epidemiology 172.11 (2010): 1280-1285. (https://oup.silverchair-cdn.com/oup/backfile/Content_public/Journal/aje/172/11/10.1093/aje/kwq299/2/kwq299.pdf?Expires=1498929166&Signature=Vd1Fo00K8mbJFUPgU3qg3to63YFLIYz3tiHXYMZqCMm7veoN4l5b8EW3qCreEiKKC6k2ag4VdzrDW1JuNt4yEetMmc7w543RxD43fZw8XGKQlOfhVS3oyDElECxnwG9p8pA~Nj0c6D~bscWkI6DUDa5JwFJ3xWzmhxovLfuQmHXKQWWc4gvPHn~-OTIJIlqcZIKrPb2nYtqF-5gHB8FVQQ2vPS3q-9GwdY5KY3AExJD4PRp0zwAe2ZU4QBV62Xds5x4Uxel-rbqRLqdiSlF4a~kK8ATqKiMXXWt1MAA6QkLpdfKHRzN2R7hkVrzwZvsLXSuubu73JtA7Ez7nHD4FAg__&Key-Pair-Id=APKAIUCZBIA4LVPAVW3Q) Risk of Gastric Cancer and Peptic Ulcers in Relation to ABO Blood Type
: A Cohort Study
malaria, salivary gland tumors, colorectal cancer, carcinoma of stomach, thyroid disorders, ovarian tumors and small cell lung cancer.8 A report showed a link between ABO blood type
and pancreatic cancer i.e.
The exclusion criteria of the study were the presence of medical history of other malignancies, incomplete information of pathological characteristics, or ABO blood type
The overall pattern of distribution of ABO blood type
phenotypes in the population of Sialkot is Bgreater than Ogreater than Agreater than AB.
The objective of the new study was to evaluate the relationship of ABO blood type
(A, B, AB and O), Rhesus factor (positive or negative) and a combination of the two with type 2 diabetes (T2D).
The results in the study group were compared with control group which consisted of ABO blood type
of prospective age- and sex-matched patients who sought consultation during the same period for other dermatoses not known to have genetic or hereditary tendencies.
The theory behind the diet is that the ABO blood type
should match the dietary habits of our ancestors and people with different blood types process food differently.
Beyond the ABO blood type
and the Rhesus (Rh) blood type, the International Blood Transfusion Society recognizes twenty-eight additional blood types with names like Duffy, Kidd, Diego and Lutheran.